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Take Action: Make Your Voice Heard at PennDOT’s Bike/Ped Master Plan Meeting

PennDOT is in the process of developing a statewide bike/ped master plan, and wants our input! On Friday April 27th at 10am, the Department will hold a public meeting at DVRPC’s office. Below is BCGP’s feedback about the plan. Ensure that PennDOT Districts 6 (Phila region), 11 (Allegheny Co. area) and 8 (Lancaster Co. area) create […]

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Manayunk Bridge Cyclists: You’re Getting a Curb Cut

At last week’s meeting of DVRPC’s Regional Technical Committee, the DVRPC board approved $30,000 in funding for “Manayunk Trail Gateway Improvements.” This trail win was the result of users reaching out to us with feedback on how to improve the bike access to the parking lot at the Manayunk end of the bridge, at Dupont […]

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Take Action: Help DRWC oppose proposed gas station on Delaware River Waterfront

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is going before the Zoning Board of Adjustment on Wednesday, April 18th to oppose a variance application submitted by Tower Development to build a Super Wawa Gas Station at Tasker and Columbus Boulevard. DRWC wrote a very compelling op-ed last week making the case that gas stations were specifically prohibited […]

Narberth’s Opening Day Ride: Too Much Fun!

On Saturday April 7th, our Regional Planner Leonard Bonarek tagged along with the Narberth Cycling Club on its ride as part of Opening Day for Trails. While there were 26 events scheduled across our region to celebrate the official first day of trail season on The Circuit, this ride was unique.  3,004 total views, 48 views today

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Bike Camden County Kicks off 2018 in (boozy) Style

On Friday March 23rd, BCGP affiliate group Bike Camden County held its first Supporter Social of the year at Cooper River Distillers in downtown Camden. It was definitely one of our coolest event venues, with barrels holding aging bourbon stacked against one wall, the ancient (yet functional) copper still in another corner, and the NJT RiverLINE […]

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Circuit Wins Third TIGER Grant to Close Key Schuylkill River Trail Gap

  Yesterday, Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey announced that the Trump Administration had approved a $12 Million TIGER grant for the Christian to Crescent Connector. This bridge-like structure that will hug the eastern side of the Schuylkill River and connect the Schuylkill Banks trail that currently ends in the vicinity of Christian Street all […]

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Leonard’s Entirely Unscientific Ratings of Dockless Bikeshare Companies

While at the National Bike Summit, I had the opportunity to ride dockless bikeshare bikes from five different companies that are currently operating a pilot in Washington, DC: Mobike, Limebike, ofo, Spin, and Jump. I also took a few rides in DC’s traditional docked Capital Bikeshare as a source of reference. Here are my “findings”:  […]

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Member Profile: Amarjit

This month is our Member Drive, and we’re celebrating by sharing the stories of a few of our 3,000+ members. The following story comes from our member Amarjit from Delaware County. Feel compelled to share your own story? Email our Membership Coordinator, Ashley.   I spent my childhood in India where biking was the main mode […]

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DelCo: Meet Your New Affiliate Chair!

It’s been a busy February for our suburban advocacy. In addition to adding a new Chair for Gloucester County, we’ve revamped our DelCo Affiliate group with a new Chair and steering committee. Amarjit Singh of Broomall recently took the helm of DelCo. He’s an accomplished triathlete whose passion for cycling goes back to his childhood.  […]

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Gloucester County: Meet Your New Chair

We’re pleased as punch to announce that Gloucester County has its first ever BCGP Affiliate Group, Chaired by an inspiring cyclist and triathlete. Rebecca Kreck officially took the helm yesterday. Before she had even signed on the dotted line, she helped Leonard staff our table at the 2018 kickoff meeting for the Mullica Hill Women’s […]

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